Here, in an extraordinary place is an extraordinary collection of art. From the Rubens’ Galleries to the Turrell Skyspace, view the permanent collection’s treasures, the fascinating exhibitions from around the world and the classical sculptures that fill the grand courtyard. The State Art Museum of Florida, this awe-inspiring palace was originally built by famed circus impresario John Ringling as a legacy to the citizens of Florida. This is a place of beauty and wonder.
Museum of Art
In this Gallery Performance, Bora Yoon and DuBois will perform ( (( PHONATION )) ), a live immersive audiovisual performance combining Yoon’s wide use of sound-making devices and voice with live camera-based projections by DuBois across the gallery walls.
Typically classed as a “new media” artist, this survey of his work will demonstrate that DuBois operates at the intersections of the visual, the performative, and the time-based mirroring our collective 21st century experience in a world dominated by the hypertext of globalized information.
Join us for this Gallery Walk & Talk that focuses on a selection of objects in The Ringling’s permanent collection illustrates the range of what is “precious” and how these materials are used.
Twentieth century photographers responded to the rapid rise of cities by capturing images of the places, the people, the pleasures, and the problems of urban life. This talk will focus on a selection of photographs from this exhibition highlighting key artists and works.
The “art of forgery” poses essential questions about both the inherent value of art and our relationship to it. Join in the conversation in the galleries as we discuss some of the intriguing issues presented by the works in this exhibition.